Heave Her Up and Bust Her

DESCRIPTION: "The St. Clair River is thirty miles long, Heave 'er up, lads, Heave 'er high, An' we'll set our canvas to this merry song, Heave 'er up and bust her." The sailors head for Lake Huron, talking about the tasks of sailing the lakes
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1963 (Walton collection)
KEYWORDS: sailor river
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Walton/Grimm-Windjammers-SongsOfTheGreatLakesSailors, pp. 45-46, "Heave Her Up and Bust Her" (1 text)
Roud #19894
File: WGM045

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